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Open-Source AI Project for COVID-19

If you’re a physician who is seeing potential COVID-19 patients, please consider contributing to this wonderful open-source AI project by uploading de-identified x-rays to figure1. You don’t have to identify yourself and you can even open the link from an anonymous browser. If you have an x-ray of a patient who has had confirmed COVID-19 […]

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Voice Technology in Medicine

Voice technology in 2019 is the website movement of the early 2000’s. Businesses and individuals are finding their vocal presence in the IoT space. Not all of its promises will be realized, but there is a lot that voice technology can do for healthcare. I look at voice technology as a new way for us […]

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The Definition of Health in Artificial Intelligence

I was reading a rather dense research article which was using machine learning to predict anti-cancer drugs for particular patients. The premise was that a doctor can make that decision but they can only process a limited amount data. A machine learning algorithm can use hundreds of thousands of data points to make a far […]

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Data Innovation Challenge in Healthcare

One advice that’s given to young engineers these days is to focus on machine learning. The next advice is to focus on life sciences. The field of healthcare will see a lot of transformation with the injection of better technology over the next decade. Companies are investing in data innovation, trying to make the best […]

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Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Imagine you go see a patient in the urgent care who presents with shortness of breath, wheezing, but is otherwise well. You do a full exam and assessment, an EKG, a CXR, and you find nothing wrong. The O2 level was slightly low at first but the patient had a past history of smoking and […]